High wage workers match with high wage firms: Clear evidence of the effects of limited mobility bias

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Abstract

Limited Mobility Bias explains why positive assortative matching is not observed in the empirical literature. Using German social security records, we estimate the correlation between worker and firm contributions to wage equations and find that it is unambiguously positive. © 2012 Elsevier B.V.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)824-827
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume117
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012